© Mason Lankford, Darren Braun and Chris Plavidal Jack Ruby's shackles.

JFK Assassination 50th Anniversary | DARREN BRAUN + CHRIS PLAVIDAL | New York Times Magazine and Time LIFE book

Two Sisterbrother photographers were called on to photograph JFK Assassination ephemera. Chris Plavidal shot Lee Harvey Oswald memorabilia and Darren Braun captured Jack Ruby paraphernalia.

Jack Ruby’s shackles.

Officer’s Suit

Jack Ruby’s hat

Lee Harvey Oswald’s mother and wife after he was shot.
(original photo by Mason Lankford)

Postcard from the Oswald’s to a family friend.
(original photo by Mason Lankford)

Oswald’s wife, Marina, being questioned.
(original photo by Mason Lankford)

Though half the country’s current population wasn’t born at the time of Kennedy’s assassination, the event is deeply rooted in American history and affects us all. A solemn tragedy representing bigger issues concerning American and human trials. Today, on the fiftieth anniversary: we remember.

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